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Motorola RAZR Ice Cream Sandwich ROM leaks

Motorola RAZR Ice Cream Sandwich ROM leaks

26 January, 2012 | comments (15)

An ICS ROM for the GSM version of the Motorola RAZR has leaked online that gives a glimpse of what we could expect later during the year when it starts rolling out officially. At first glance it looks almost stock but that's mostly because...


Is Samsung delaying the launch of Galaxy S III until after MWC?

Is Samsung delaying the launch of Galaxy S III until after MWC?

25 January, 2012 | comments (60)

It is needless to say that the upcoming Samsung Galaxy S III is one of the most anticipated Android devices, which are going to break cover this year - one of the brightest stars of the MWC which is set to kick off next month in Barcelona. Or...


Nokia Lumia 900 hits AT&T on March 18 for $99.99

Nokia Lumia 900 hits AT&T on March 18 for $99.99

25 January, 2012 | comments (58)

So here's a date for the WP fans in the US to look forward to and a new savings target. According to the latest bit of online rumors, the Nokia Lumia 900 will hit the AT&T shelves on March 18 (as previously reported) and will cost $99.99. The...


Nokia seeds a new MeeGo PR1.2 beta, detailed changelog included

Nokia seeds a new MeeGo PR1.2 beta, detailed changelog included

25 January, 2012 | comments (50)

Little over a week ago Nokia released N9 PR1.2 beta version to the Nokia N950 developer device but at the time we didn't have the full changelog at the time. Well now we do - it includes 5 new languages, app folders, extended copy-and-paste...

Tags: Nokia, MeeGo, Touch UI


Nokia celebrates the sale of the 1.5 billionth Series 40 phone

Nokia celebrates the sale of the 1.5 billionth Series 40 phone

25 January, 2012 | comments (50)

Phones like the Lumia 900 or the N9 may be the ones that get their name in the news most often, but the backbone of Nokia is their Series 40 lineup. Today, S40 phones reached an impressive milestone - 1.5 billion (yes, with a b) of them have been...

Tags: Nokia, S40, Touch UI


iPhone accounts for more than half of Verizon smartphone sales

iPhone accounts for more than half of Verizon smartphone sales

25 January, 2012 | comments (34)

Verizon had already announced that they sold 4.2 million iPhones in the fourth quarter, last year. Now, however, we also know how many total smartphones Verizon sold in that particular quarter and the numbers are heavily skewed in the iPhone's...


Apple sells record-breaking 37 million iPhones in Q1, 2012

Apple sells record-breaking 37 million iPhones in Q1, 2012

25 January, 2012 | comments (100)

Despite being called as a "disappointment" by skeptics the iPhone 4S, coupled with the iPhone 4 and the 3GS helped Apple post the highest iPhone sales figure so far. Just in Q1, 2012 alone, Apple sold (not just shipped) 37 million iPhones, which is...


Absinthe jailbreak for A5 chipset gets a million hits in 3 days

Absinthe jailbreak for A5 chipset gets a million hits in 3 days

24 January, 2012 | comments (53)

As we reported earlier, it is now possible to perform an untethered jailbreak on an iPhone or iPad with the A5 chipset, as long as you’re running firmware 5.0.1 and below. In fact, over 953,232 people have done it in the opening...


Galaxy S III to hit shelves in April with 12 MP camera and HD screen

Galaxy S III to hit shelves in April with 12 MP camera and HD screen

24 January, 2012 | comments (266)

The MWC is fast approaching and one of the main reasons for us to expect it so eagerly is the announcement of the next Samsung flagship. The Galaxy S III has some huge shoes to fill, but if those latest rumors are to be believed, it might just have...


About half of 2nd-gen WP7 phones are Nokias, but HTC leads overall

About half of 2nd-gen WP7 phones are Nokias, but HTC leads overall

24 January, 2012 | comments (62)

When Microsoft released their quarterly financial results, there wasn’t a peep about Windows Phone. So, we have to look to third-party statistics, like the one from OccassionalGamer, whose games have been installed over a million times on various WP...


Casio showcases rugged Android G-Shock smartphone

Casio showcases rugged Android G-Shock smartphone

24 January, 2012 | comments (122)

Following the rugged G’zOne Commando is yet another tough-as-nails smartphone from Casio for those who like to go out in the rough and don't want to worry about damaging their phones. The G-Shock shock phone carries the signature design of...


Gingerbread update for LG Optimus Black starts rolling out

Gingerbread update for LG Optimus Black starts rolling out

24 January, 2012 | comments (89)

As promised by LG, the Android 2.3 Gingerbread update for the Optimus Black has started rolling out. However, for now, only people in India and Europe have reported to receiving the update. The update upgrades the phone to Android 2.3.4,...

Tags: LG, Android, Touch UI


Nokia Lumia 900 will hit UK's Carphone Warehouse in June

Nokia Lumia 900 will hit UK's Carphone Warehouse in June

23 January, 2012 | comments (47)

Nokia Lumia 900 is yet to hit AT&T's shelves (presumably in March), dressed in the mantle of exclusivity. However, in a rather surprising fashion, the UK availability of the Finnish range topper is also all but confirmed, courtesy of the major...


Super AMOLED sporting HTC Primo enters the rumor mill

Super AMOLED sporting HTC Primo enters the rumor mill

23 January, 2012 | comments (40)

It is no secret that HTC was mostly keeping quiet during this year's CES in Las Vegas. Aside the impressive HTC Titan II, running Windows Phone, the Taiwanese giant did not announce any new products. Given the increased intensity of rumored...


LG CX2 images leaks, it's shaping as an LG Optimus 3D 2

LG CX2 images leaks, it's shaping as an LG Optimus 3D 2

23 January, 2012 | comments (26)

Under an assumed name, CX2, LG is reportedly in the works to bring a successor to its Optimus 3D smartphone with a better processor, superior display, slimmer body, NFC chip and HSPA+ (21 Mbps). Now those are only alleged specs from an...


Sony ST25i Kumquat to be called Xperia U when it launches

Sony ST25i Kumquat to be called Xperia U when it launches

23 January, 2012 | comments (25)

The Indonesian equivalent of the US FCC has given us the retail name of the rumored Sony Ericsson ST25i Kumquat. It's listed under the name "Sony Ericsson Xperia U", though by the time the phone is officially unveiled, we're sure that will have...


Huawei Honor with Ice Cream Sandwich launched in China

Huawei Honor with Ice Cream Sandwich launched in China

23 January, 2012 | comments (15)

In collaboration with Chinese telecom China Unicom Huawei has released a version of their Honor smartphone running Android Ice Cream Sandwich. The said device is white too and will be released at the beginning of February just in time for...


Windows Phone 'Tango' would be easy on the RAM

Windows Phone 'Tango' would be easy on the RAM

23 January, 2012 | comments (102)

The lower RAM footprint may be viewed as an attempt by Microsoft to make their mobile OS more compatible with cost-conservative phones. In light of the current partnership between Windows and Nokia, it makes sense that Microsoft would want to...


Sony announces new 8 and 13MP sensors with HDR video support

Sony announces new 8 and 13MP sensors with HDR video support

23 January, 2012 | comments (94)

Today, Sony announced that it's working on a couple of new image sensors for use in smartphones and other portable devices. The sensors use a new RGBW matrix, which adds a white pixel to the usual RGB layout, aiming to improve light sensitivity...

Tags: Sony


Thorsten Heins replaces Lazaridis and Balsillie as RIM's new CEO

Thorsten Heins replaces Lazaridis and Balsillie as RIM's new CEO

23 January, 2012 | comments (36)

The reign of the double CEO's at RIM has come to an end as Mike Lazaridis and Jim Balsillie have just stepped down from their position as co-CEO and let Thorsten Heins take control of the helm. Heins, who has been working with the company for...

Tags: RIM, BlackBerry